Hydro-Groom Mobile Pet Wash vs HydroDog Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Hydro-Groom Mobile Pet Wash vs HydroDog including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Hydro-Groom Mobile Pet Wash Franchise
HydroDog Franchise
Investment $67,000 - $76,000$238,000 - $876,900
Franchise Fee $29,000$40,000
Royalty Fee 5%-
Advertising Fee 3%-
Year Founded 19971994
Year Franchised 19981996
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Business Experience Requirements

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Financing Options

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  In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
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Training & Support

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Expansion Plans

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US Expansion -Yes
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Company Overviews

About Hydro-Groom Mobile Pet Wash

HydroGroom, Inc. is owned and operated by James (Jim) and Terresia Scoble. Jim designed and produced trolleys in Adelaide, South Australia for 25+ years prior to establishing Hydro Groom in the USA. His business "Conmurra Pet Supplies" was a major supplier at dog shows through out Australia. As well he operated a very successful retail storefront. "Conmurra" manufactured, sold and serviced hydrobaths, trolleys, and airline crates and distributed a wide range of pet supplies. In 1998 Jim and Terresia relocated and renamed their company "Hydro Groom, Inc." to Reidsville, NC. The Best in Show Trolley line has expanded to 7 models that meet the needs of toy and medium sized breeds as well as special orders for special request. The colors offered include hammered and vein finishes, exciting candy colors, shimmers and dazzling sparkled finishes. Hydro Groom also offers a variety of models and colors for the recirculated power bathing units know as hydrobaths and grooming tables in exciting colors. Hydrobaths are the fastest most effective and most economical bathing method system available to the pet industry.

About HydroDog

Hydrodog started in Australia in 1994 & started franchising in 1996 with over 200 franchises sold & now here in the US has sold 100 franchises since 2018, the original Australian founder of the company is having incredible success in the US because of the Hydrodog unique selling propositions
1) The mobile grooming truck is a Big blue Dog that sits on the back of a Mercedes sprinter
2) Hydrodog has its own TV series on Animal planet www.Fureverhomefamily.com
3) The founders of the company (the Amos family) created the Bathe to save tour www.bathetosave.com where they washed & rescued thousands of shelter dogs over 48 states multiple times over a 3yr period
4) Hydrodog has been in business for over 25yrs
5) Hydrodog is an owner operator business model with zero employees